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Greenwich Man Dies in Accident on Merritt Parkway

Daniel L. Taylor, 38, was heading south on the Merritt Parkway at about 12:15 a.m., Monday, when his car veered off the roadway, struck a wooden guard rail and careened down an embankment, according to a report in the Stamford Advocate.

 

A Greenwich man was reportedly killed in a single car accident on the Merritt Parkway near Exit 40 in Norwalk early Monday.

According to a report in the Stamford Advocate, citing statements by state police, Daniel L. Taylor, 38, was heading south on the Merritt Parkway at about 12:15 a.m. Feb. 4 when his 1997 BMW 740i sedan veered off the roadway, struck a wooden guard rail and careened down an embankment in the vicinity of Creeping Hemlock Drive.

Taylor was reportedly not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the report.

According to a press release from the Norwalk Fire Department, two engines and a rescue unit responded to the crash and provided lighting and other assistance. When firefighters arrived they learned that a state trooper had already extinguished a small fire in the driver's compartment of the car, which had suffered "extensive damage."

For more, check out the Stamford Advocate report.

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